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The P-1 has the highest fidelity of all the A-Designs Audio 500 preamps, capturing the mojo of its older and larger sibling, the extremely popular Pacifica. It has a big low end, slightly forward midrange and extended highs. If you’re a fan of the Quad Eight or API sound, you’ll love the P-1! It shines on vocals, instruments, room mics, piano, and on instruments with sharp transients such as drums and various percussion instruments. If you’re building a lunchbox with drum recording in mind, a pair of P-1s is a superb choice for overheads when you want to capture the entire kit - especially the sizzle of the cymbals.


What's in your Lunchbox? Let's see your 2007 API 500 Racks!

...purchased my first rack in December and dropped a Buzz Elixir in there. On the way this week are two A Designs P1's. I will get pics up when the P1's arrive. How are you digging those Buzz compressors? They sure do look sweet. THe 500 series racks are addictive. Nice flavors, Buzz, Purple,...

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Help Me Choose 16 Channels of Preamps

It would be awful hard to beat (4) Daking Mic pre IV’s. Great sound with great meters. Can’t overstate the value of having good metering... price is also fantastic per channel... Cheers

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